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by sandy. he was accompanied by new jersey governor chris christie. here they are in a photo just released by the white house within the past hour on marine one. the president said he will help. >> we are here for you and we will not forget, we will follow up to make sure that you get all the help that you need until you've rebuilt. >> the iconic boardwalk and seaside heights, new jersey, is just one of the places the president saw today. it's a landmark made famous by bruce springsteen, mtv and "the sopranos." this is before and after, to give you a sense of what's happened. it's not even all there. you can see the rides including the roller coaster have been washed away sitting in the ocean. michael holmes is just across the bay in toms river, new jersey. you were in seaside heights, you toured it, what did you see? >> reporter: we went right up and down a number of towns there, ocean beach, normandy, and we spent a couple of hours there with the local police chief and i can tell you, it was absolutely extraordinary, the amount of damage that was done by hurricane sandy, erin. you know,
of atlantic city and new jersey governor chris christie. christie felt the mayor didn't take the warning seriously enough, didn't pass it on to the residents of atlantic city to get out, and he told them if you haven't gotten out at that point, stay. chris christie said that was the wrong thing to do. we spoke to the mayor on anderson's show and he said the governor doesn't know what he's talking about. people are hunk erg down. four to five people in shelters here in atlantic city. the gusts just whipped up around me right now. while the water levels are receding, we're still getting the back end of the storm. all indications are we have at least an hour more of this to go before it starts to settle down and move to other parts of the region. philadelphia, 60 miles west of me, has still got to see the worst of it. they're still expecting flooding in low-lying areas in philadelphia. that's the situation in atlantic city right now, erin. >> ali velshi, thank you. we're able to hear alli. in an hour or so ago, that was not the case, you could not hear him at all the storm was so bad there.
, featuring chris christie of new jersey on a bipartisan storm damage tour together from wednesday. but not everyone's a fan of the federal agencies that handle s disasters like these, including rand paul. he's "outfront" tonight. senator, good to see you and i want to talk about fema. they were on earlier. you know, i think by all accounts, what we've heard, some are frustrated, but they're trying hard to do a good job. at the beginning of the hurricane season this year, you tried to hold up a five-year extension of fema's program. it was tied to an amendment about personhood. why did you do it? >> well, what i have always maintained on our side is that fema should exist on money that comes in as revenue, but not on borrowed money, so really the fight wasn't about we should borrow money for fema or come from existing funds. we send billions of dollars overseas to aid other countries. i'm for keeping that money home and paying for fema with that rather than borrowing money. >> so, you don't have a problem with fema. we see people, they're in such desperate -- a lot of them are --
, fire department's out here. chris christie has said if you are not out of your house, stay in your house, get to high ground and you will not be rescued unless there is a dire emergency, until the morning. right now, we've got a utility truck just driving by, making sure that everybody's off the street, but that's the only activity in new jersey. in atlantic city, new jersey, right now. and along the coast. the water levels are rising quite rapidly here, erin. >> all right, ali velshi, thanks very much. as he said, the water levels are rising there. so many of our viewers now are around the world and we want to give a welcome to you. new york city, most populous city in the united states and soon to be at the center of a storm affecting about 60 million people in the united states. i have never seen new york city the way that it is today. completely shut down. schools were shut down. subways. the bridges and the tunnels are shut down. it has never been like this before and as we said, we are anticipating record floods coming here within the next hour. i want to bring in ed rapaport
or more of those deaths in mennen township, 30 miles west of new york city. governor chris christie of new jersey, over and over reported -- repeatedly tried to tell people to get out of that area. >> i'm very disappointed in the fact that some decided to disregard my instruction, my order. i'm concerned it might lead to the loss of life. >> tonight reports of homes flooded under several feet of water and we've seen floodwaters, atlantic city where ali velshi was all night. several rescues under way, including people stranded in their cars, trying to get away from all of this. >> i'm scared to death. so many people are going to die today. >> authorities are working to get people from west atlantic city. hundreds of them out of the area where waters are dangerously high. >> let's bring in senior medical correspondent, elizabeth cohen. she has information on the evacuation of the nyu medical center. i understand that many have been evacuated because they lost power, generator failed, is that the story? >> reporter: that is basically the story. they are in the middle of evacuating 260 patient
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